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Early in its life the moon was much closer to Earth and the tides were a lot bigger and more frequent...Of course, the question of the origin of life on Earth has long puzzled scientists...This theory, panspermia, is attractive, since it removes the
Image coverage, and mapping of shadows, is incomplete near the pole. Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington/National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center, Arecibo Observatory) Whenever I'm telling students
Did anyone else notice a change in the air around, say, 8:49 a.m. on Sept. 22?...Maybe the sun's angle suddenly seemed lower than it had all summer? For those of you with incredibly sharp senses, that moment was the beginning of autumn in the Rockies.
After Saturday, nights in the Philippines will start to grow longer as the Sun approaches the celestial equator, state astronomers said. "Philippine nights will be longer as the Sun approaches the celestial equator...Science site EarthSky.org said
Researchers from the Niels Bohr Institute have linked ice and dust accumulation on Mars's north pole to variations in solar insolation, thus establishing the first dated climate history for the Red planet.
Written by Filed Under The Solstice Ancient people discovered the sun seemed to travel southward for roughly six months of the year and appeared to halt over the Tropic of Cancer on what is now the Summer Solstice. Following its stillness, the sun
When this occurs, we get the Vernal Equinox, the start of Spring in the Northern Hemisphere. For the Southern Hemisphere, it will be the Autumnal Equinox. Equinox comes from the Latin for equal night. During the equinox, the Earth's axis is
This content and other exclusive local content now require a subscription. Get access now for only $9.95 per month! "One small handshake for man": On Feb. 15, a historic meeting in space took place between man and robot. International Space Station
The idea that these could dictate the cycles of glaciation in Earth's climate was first proposed by Serbian geophysicist Milutin Milankovitch in the first half of the twentieth century. 'These periods of deglaciation saw massive climate changes,'
the arrival of winter. The other notable arrivals, according to the website babycenter.com, take place in August and September...So, Wednesday and today's daytime periods are clocked at just 9 hours and 12 minutes each.